The following is a Press Release from the State of Louisiana:
Today, Governor Bobby Jindal and First Lady Supriya Jindal held a reception at the Governor's Mansion to honor Louisiana's Longest Married Couple – Norman and Norma Burmah of Marksville, who have been married since January 26, 1931.
Governor Jindal said, "The lasting and loving relationship of Norman and Norma serves as a great example to all who value the institution of marriage."
The Burmahs were married in 1931. Norman is 101 years old and Norma is 98 years old. They have two children, six grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren. Together, they raised two daughters and lived in New Orleans until 2005. To this day, they both remain devoted Saints fans. The Burmahs will be inducted into the Louisiana Family Forum's (LFF) Marriage Hall of Fame.